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UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Wednesday, April 16
    Bard Baroque Ensemble
    Concert at 7:30pm. Phone: 845-758-7196. Email: conservatoryconcerts@bard.edu. Url: http://bard.edu/conservatory/events.

  • Friday, April 18 - Saturday, April 19
    Dance by Joanna Kotze
    It happened it had happened it is happening it will happen: choreography by Kotze,a recipient of the 2013 Bessie Award for Outstanding Emerging Choreographer, who dances along w/Stuart Singer & Netta Yerushalmy. Fri at 7:30pm w/ artist discussion following; Sat 2pm and 7:30pm. $25/$10. Phone: 845-758-7900. Email: fishercenterboxoffice@bard.edu. Url: http://fishercenter.bard.edu.

  • Friday, April 18
    Bardian Ensemble
    Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time. Premiere season of new Bard College Conservatory and College Music Program faculty ensemble; at 7:30pm. Email: kiesewet@bard.edu. Url: http://bard.edu/news/events.

  • Saturday, April 19
    Conservatory Faculty Recital
    Bard Conservatory faculty Ida Kavafian and Peter Serkin in concert. Schubert's Sonata in A major for violin and Piano ("Duo"), D574; Wolpe's Sonata for Violin and Piano; Nielsen's Prelude and Theme with Variations for Violin FS104; Schumann's Sonata No. 2 in D minor for Violin and Piano Op. 121. At 8pm. Phone: 845-758-7196. Email: conservatoryconcerts@bard.edu. Url: http://bard.edu/conservatory/events.

  • Saturday, April 19
    Sheep & Wool Show
    Shearing, spinning, dyeing, knitting and weaving demos, exhibition of various breeds of sheep, wool artisans & shops, music & food, and YARN BURST decoration all over the estate. 11am–4pm. ($8 per car). Email: info@friendsofclermont.org. Url: http://friendsofclermont.org .

  • Saturday, April 19
    Wilderstein Landscape Day
    Help clean up gardens & trails. Refreshments. 8:30am. Phone: 845-876-4818. Email: wilderstein@wilderstein.org. Url: http://wilderstein.org.

  • Saturday, April 19
    KEEP Nature Walk
    Learn about plants/animals that inhabit the preserve. Bring a picnic lunch for after walk. Led by Linda Atkins of KEEP Conservation. 9am–noon. Phone: 518-537-5800. Email: germantownlibraryevents@yahoo.com. Url: http://germantownlibrary.org.

  • Monday, April 21
    Family Matinee
    PG movie for the whole family! Children under 8 must be accompanied by adult. Title TBA. Free. 1pm. Phone: 845-757-3771. Email: tivoliprograms@gmail.com. Url: http://tivolilibrary.org/calendar.html.

  • Tuesday, April 22
    Earth Day Crafts
    Start seeds with us for the Tivoli Community Garden, and make some recycled crafts in honor of Earth Day. For kids in kindergarten and up. Phone: 845-757-3771. Email: tivoliprograms@gmail.com. Url: http://tivolilibrary.org/calendar.html.

  • Wednesday, April 23
    Germantown Kindergarten Screening
    Check G'town Central Schools' website for more info. Phone: 518-537-6281. Email: kharlow@germantowncsd.org. Url: http://www.germantowncsd.org.

  • Wednesday, April 23
    World Book Night
    Oblong Books & Music in Millerton & Rhinebeck are proud to serve as the local book pick-up point for this national, community event held on Shakespeare's birthday: "givers" sign up in advance to distribute free books to light readers and non-readers. Phone: 845-876-0500. Email: info@oblongbooks.com. Url: http://oblongbooks.com.

  • Wednesday, April 23
    "My Name Is Ruth"
    An evening with Bard Big Read and Marilynne Robinson's HOUSEKEEPING. Excerpts from the novel read by Neil Gaiman, Nicole Quinn, and Mary Caponegro. Discussion and remarks with Bard professors Deirdre d'Albertis and Wyatt Mason. Free and open to public, but reservations necessary. Contact Fisher Center box office, 845-758-7900. Phone: 845-758-7900. Email: bhollenb@bard.edu. Url: http://bard.edu/hannaharendtcenter/bigread.

  • Thursday, April 24 - Saturday, April 26
    Rummage Sale
    Annual spring event. Thu 6–8pm; Fri 1–4pm. Sat 9am–noon/$5 per bag. Phone: 845-758-1184. Email: office@stjohnsreformed.org.

  • Friday, April 25 - Sunday, April 27
    Faculty Dance Concert
    Choreography by Bard dance faculty, performed by students. Fri, Sat & Sun at 7:30pm. Sun at 2pm. Tickets: $15/free w/ Bard ID; reservations. Phone: 845-758-7900. Email: fishercenterboxoffice@bard.edu. Url: http://fishercenter.bard.edu.

  • Friday, April 25 - Saturday, April 26
    Verdi's Messa da Requiem
    Conducted by Leon Botstein; James Bagwell, chorus master; w/members of the American Symphony Orchestra, Bard College & Longy Conservatory Orchestras, Bard College Chamber Singers, and Bard Festival Chorale. Fri & Sat at 8pm. $20/$15 suggested donation; free w/Bard ID. Phone: 845-758-7900. Email: fishercenterboxoffice@bard.edu. Url: http://fishercenter.bard.edu.

  • Friday, April 25
    Hudson Valley in the Ice Age
    Authors Johanna and Robert Titus on the geology of the Catskills, Shawangunks, Taconics, & the Hudson. 7pm. Free. Phone: 845-757-3771. Email: tivolilibrary@gmail.com. Url: http://tivolilibrary.org.

  • Friday, April 25
    Mills of Landsman Kill
    Marilyn Hatch and David Miller offer a "virtual hike" along the kill, discussin the history of each mill along the way. Refreshments. 7:30. Rhinebeck Historical Soc. talk. Phone: 845-876-0246. Email: dhmny@aol.com. Url: http://rhinebeckhistoricalsociety.org.

  • Friday, April 25 - Sunday, April 27
    The Rocky Horror Show
    The Castaway Players Theatre Company presents its nearly annual production of Richard O'Brien's rock musical classic. Fri & Sat at 8pm; Sun at 3pm. $26/$24. Phone: 845-876-3080. Url: http://centerforperformingarts.org.

  • Friday, April 25
    Literary vs. Genre Fiction
    4/25: Panel discussion hosted by Jenny Milchman: literary vs.genre fiction; is there a real distinction or no difference at all? With Kelly Braffet, Carla Buckley and Therese Walsh at 7pm. Phone: 845-876-0500. Email: rsvp@oblongbooks.com. Url: http://oblongbooks.com.

  • Saturday, April 26
    Penny Social
    10:30am. Calling starts at 12 noon. Join us for many wonderful items and larger raffle items. Lunch/Desert items available for purchase. Email: gbrowne@hvc.rr.com.

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Dutchess/Columbia Community Businesses

The Atwater Gallery, located above the Rhinebeck Artist's Shop in Rhinebeck, is a beautiful light-filled exhibition space showing changing exhibits of professional, quality modern art from the Hudson Valley and beyond.

56 E. Market St., Rhinebeck
845-876-4922

Specializing in non-chemical treatment of water and bacterial elimination. Drinking water and municipal treatment available. Commercial and residential treatment available. Rentals and financing plans offered. The standard of excellence in water treatment since 1973.

1888 Rt. 9W, PO Box 239, Lake Katrine
845-876-4489 or 845-336-4353

Indulge yourself in massage and other bodywork treatments, in a unique environment on the Hudson River. More than 20 years' experience as a Licensed Massage Therapist and educator. Offering Swedish, Foot Reflexology, Hot Stone Therapy, Perinatal, Aromatherapy, Couples Massage, and Infant Massage. Available for individual and group instruction. Ask about our Bridal Packages. Gift Certificates Available. See Riverview Massage ad.)

Tivoli
845-757-4187

Mette Coleman is a New York State–licensed physical therapist who has been practicing physical therapy and Pilates for more than 20 years. Mette Coleman has extensive clinical experience and advanced formalized training in soft tissue injuries and dysfunctions. Mette Coleman treats a diverse population in her practice ranging from performing artists, chronic pain patients and athletes. By appointment only.

6423 Montgomery St. Suite 17A, Rhinebeck
845-876-3220

Every item has a story . . . . If you have a passion for collecting you can find just what you're looking for in art, furniture, jewelry, lighting, sculpture, stained glass, ceramics, silver, books, records, textiles, coins and the unusual in the shop . . . and the stories that go with each item.

511 Warren St., Hudson
518-671-6130

Services provided in a supportive, confidential and respectful setting. NYS-licensed with a certification in clinical hypnosis. Call today to schedule a free, 15-minute phone consultation.

87 E. Market St Suite 201, Red Hook
845-752-3377

Classical guitar lessons. Classical guitarist David Temple offers lessons for all ages and levels. Lessons will emphasize both popular finger style and formal classical techniques, music theory and composition.

845-758-0174

Spring classes include: belly dancing, Reiki, SAT and ACT prep, photography, piano, pickleball, basketball, collage art, Tai Chi, zumba, gluten-free cooking, organic vegetable gardening, babysitter certification, defensive driving, and 5-hour pre-licensing.

Red Hook
845 758-2241x3505

TIVOLI :The Making of a Community, written by village historian Bernard Tieger, can be purchased at local bookstores and historic sites. This engaging history, containing over 150 pages, details the history of Tivoli from its founding in 1795 through the recent gentrification of the 1990s.

845-757-2665

Former college admission director helps students discover and gain admission to best-fit, affordable colleges, while minimizing senior-year stress. Complimentary first consultation; hourly sessions and comprehensive value plans available. Sandra M. Moore, M.A.

845-424-8336

The Red Devon's menu celebrates local food with the best that Hudson Valley farms have to offer. Enjoy breakfast and lunch in the market café or on the porch, dinner in the bar, restaurant or on the terrace. The weekly specials honor the seasons with inspired creations from the chef, but you can always find your local favorites as well! Red Devon supports local farmers, heritage breeds and artisanal producers.

108 Hunns Lake Rd., Stanfordville
845-868-3175

Theresa Quartararo, CHP, AADP, is a knowledgeable and supportive health counselor. She will help you set and accomplish goals in order to achieve and maintain your ideal weight, reduce cravings, increase energy, feel great in your body, and understand the role food plays in your life.

537 Tyrrel Rd., Millbrook
914-489-8716 or 845-702-0096

The Children’s Medical Group has a distinguished history of caring for the region’s children, with a tradition of excellence, accessibility and caring, offering comprehensive medical service to children of all ages. Kingston office now open; Monday evening hours in Rhinebeck.

Rhinebeck Office Park 187 E. Market St., Rhinebeck
845-452-1700

1845 Federal style house in the village of Rhinebeck. Stroll to shops, restaurants, and cinema. Five elegantly-furnished guest rooms with private baths, air conditioning, gourmet breakfast, with homemade delicacies. Complimentary refreshments.

6487 Montgomery St., Rhinebeck
845-876-4133

Watercolor classes with Betsy Jacaruso for beginning and advanced painters. Three hour classes on Mon, Wed & Sat, in a relaxed group setting w/focus on basic watercolor techniques while developing and cultivating a personal style. Classes in drawing and pastels also offered w/Keith Gunderson. See also under "Galleries & Studios" and in the calendar under "Classes & Workshops."

The Rhinebeck Courtyard 43 E. Market St., Suite 2, Rhinebeck
845-516-4435

AboutTown Ulster: PO Box 474, New Paltz, NY 12561, 845-691-2089  EMAIL US
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